As the World Burns raises an important question that runs through all of Derrick Jensen's books--what is it going to take for us to stop ecocide? If the destruction of Earth by aliens is unacceptable, what about its destruction by those in power? It's a provocative question that is addressed in As the World Burns in a humorous way that leads people towards--ideally--very serious conclusions about what must be done to stop the devastation of the Earth.
Plus, you just gotta love the girls who save the world and the cool story about the friendship between them.
I'm a woman, a Witch, a mother, a grandmother, an eco-feminist, a gardener, a reader, a writer, and a priestess of the Great Mother Earth. Hecate appears in the
Homeric Ode to Demeter, which tells of Hades who caught Persophone
"up reluctant on his golden car and bare her away lamenting. . . . But no one, either of the deathless gods or of mortal men, heard her voice, nor yet the olive-trees bearing rich fruit: only tenderhearted Hecate, bright-coiffed, the daughter of Persaeus, heard the girl from her cave . . . ."